Teaching, Diversity, and Outreach

I have many years experience teaching in classroom settings and informal venues, mentoring students, and working to increase diversity and equality in the sciences for all people. Some of these activities include:


  • Assistant Professor of Physics, Queensborough Community College
  • ISEE Professional Development Program participant, 2016
  • BridgeUP: STEM at the American Museum of Natural History (coding for high school girls, 2015-2016)
  • Adjunct Faculty at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, MI (intro astronomy and lab, spring 2012)
  • Sole Instructor, University of Washington (intro astronomy, summer 2008)
  • Teaching Assistant, Intro Astronomy (University of Washington (2004-2005)
  • Teaching Assistant, Intro Physics, University of Wisconsin (2004)
  • Physics and Biology Lecturer, Gambia College, U.S. Peace Corps (2001 – 2003)



  • Speaker: Nashville Science Club, Astronomy on Tap, ++
  • Dyer Observatory volunteer (2012 – 2014)
  • Planetarium show presenter (2005-2010)
  • Observatory guide, Loines Observatory public nights, Nantucket (summer 2000)

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